CONVENIENTLY LOCATED TO SERVE NEW YORK CITY, MANHATTAN, LONG ISLAND, & NEW JERSEY.
ABOUT ORTHOGNACTIC SURGERY
The goal of orthognatic (jaw) surgery is to achieve the best dental bite and aesthetic appearance. Jaw surgery is recommended for patients with dentofacial deformities that cannot be corrected by orthodontics alone.
FRANCESCO GARGANO MD
JAW SURGERY OBJECTIVES
- To obtain dental occlusal relationship
- Improve facial aesthetics, balance, and beauty
STATE OF THE ART ORTHOGNATIC SURGERY TECHNIQUES
To obtain reliable results, Dr. Gargano uses computer generated 3D imaging with use of models. The multidisciplinary approach includes orthodontics and planning with the patient so that a predictable result is achieved.
WHAT KIND OF DENTOFACIAL DEFORMITY IS TREATED WITH ORTHOGNATIC SURGERY?
Dentofacial deformities can be Class III malocclusion or prognatism (lower jaw forward with respect to the upper jaw), Class II (lower jaw is behind the upper jaw), vertical maxillary excess (gummy smile), short lower face, or facial asymmetry.
Meet Dr. Gargano
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, New York
Dr. Francesco Gargano has extensively trained around the world and is committed to healing through individualized care. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Dr. Gargano received his medical degree from the Sapienza University of Rome in Italy, graduating magna cum laude. He continued his education at Sapienza University where he earned his PhD in Plastic Surgery, Human Anatomy and Dermatology, and completed his first residency in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.
BEFORE & AFTERS
View our featured gallery to review some before and afters from real patients.